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Thomas Hampson

Thomas Hampson, America’s foremost baritone, has received international honors and awards for his captivating artistry and cultural leadership. Lauded as a Metropolitan Opera Guild “Met Mastersinger” and inducted into both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Gramophone’s “Hall of Fame,” Hampson is one of the most respected and innovative musicians of our time. With an operatic repertoire of over 80 roles sung in all the major theaters of the world, his discography comprises more than 170 albums, which include multiple nominations and winners of the Grammy Award, Edison Award, and the Grand Prix du Disque. He received the 2009 Distinguished Artistic Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC, and was appointed the New York Philharmonic’s first-ever Artist-in-Residence. In 2010, he was honored with a Living Legend Award by the Library of Congress, where he has served as Special Advisor to the Study and Performance of Music in America. Furthermore, he has received the famed Concertgebouw Prize.

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  • 17.12.2018 - Thomas Hampson: January 2019 performances

  • This upcoming year, Thomas Hampson travels to Chicago to sing three concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on January 10, 11 and 12. This concert is part of his Songs of Chicago tour.

    On January 14 and 30 he teaches two masterclasses, the former at Northwestern Evanston, IL, and the latter at Manhattan School of Music. This masterclass will be livecast via their website.

    His last performance of the month, on January 21, is a recital at the Pierre Boulez Saal with pianist Wolfram Rieger.

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